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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
LEGAL. Mr. Ernest E. Morgan, Solicitor, Has removed to Offices NEXT GOVT. SAVINGS BANK. MR. J. S. DAYISON, L.D.S., DENTAL SURGEON, Next to Harrison's Hotel, BUNGENDORE visited First Wednesday in the month. HALL second Wednesday. MR. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon, (Late Sydney Dental Hospital.) MONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. W ILL visit BUNGENDORE every se. cond and fourth Wednesday in each month. Gundaroo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall every first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL, CAMPBELL STREET, QUEANBEYAN. Patients attended to in the hospital or in their own homes. Terms, very moderate. TEL. 50. MI. JOHNSTON, Managerese. HOSPITAL VISITING COMMITTEE FOR DECEMBER. IESSaS. E -. HA --ES AND ,. R. HETIERINGTON .Mgesasr. II. HAXre s Iw II. ii. HerluE1LINOvON (A CARD] R. F. I VMATHEWS eas (by request)'' decided to take up his old calling as TEACHER OF MUSIC, and willbe pleased to receive Pupils. ' Terms and further par ticulars on application to F..V; W MATHEWIEVS, Dodsworth, Queiabeyan....
BUNGENDORE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
HUN. ENJoRE . EWS. ViTAL STsIaTscS.-The district registrar, Mr. J. J. MlcJannett, gives the following return for the quarter ended 31st Decem ber .-Birtbs, males 7, females 3 ; narriages, 4. This is" the first quarter for - many years. that no death has been recorded. There" has been £200 paid for maternity allowance during the past year. What was nearly being a severe accident occurred .on Thursday evening, when the driver of a motor" car in turning from one street to another ran with- great force against a stone culvert near the bank. Fortunately the driver managed to put on the brake with sufficient force to ease the collision. The stones were dislodged from the end'of the culvert. Two passengers in the car received a severe bump. Christmas and Neov Year passed off very quietly. The only act of larrikinism I have heard of was that some of the " talent'" ran the sanitary cwrt into a creek close to where the cart was left. Mr. B. Lundio, when going into a shed at the slaughter yard...
Queanbeyan Age, WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED QUEANBEYAN TIMES, BUNGENDORE MIRROR AND CAPTAIN'S FLAT MINER TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1915. A Penny a Pint. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
WITH WHIICII AItE INCOIPYOLRTED QUoANBBYAN TIIMESB, UNGENDORE MIRKROI AND CAJirraN's FLAT MINER TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1915. A Penny a Pint. THE New Year was ushered in auspiciously, as the Good Tern plars think, by an all-round addition. to the price of beer and spirits. The-pint of beer is to be fourpence instead of 3d, and there is also to be an in crease of a penny in glasses of spirits. " Glasses " of beer, "long-slcevers,''" and other mea sures .which are not statutorily fixed, as is the pint, are to. re main at the old figure. This means that the size of the " glass " may be diminished to make up for the increased cost of the liquor. One hotelkeep er, in the course of the contro versy, publicly .stated that a publican who did not know how K to adjust the charges to the cost of his goods had mistakeni his calling. The hotelkeepler 2may sell at the old .rates if he chooses, and soie of those who believe in small profits and quick returns, and who are carrying on business in crowde...
Race Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Race Ball. The race ball, held in the Federal Hall at night, was one of the greatest social successes of the year; the only drawback being that dancing could not be prolonged after omid night. However, punctually at eight o'clock dancing commenced and half an hour later close upon 00 couples asseLublod to conclude a pleasant day's enjoyment.. Mr. J. J. MlcKie was also secretary to this function and in this capacity again proved the right man- in the right place. 'The doors were in charge of the capable hands of Mr. E. J. Daniel, while the duties of M.C. were very efficiently discharged by Mr. D. Chinnery. The supper was provided by the Race Club and wse from the well.known establishment of Meesrs. Abel & Co. of Sydney. The financial.result of the ball was very successful,.£19 18/- being the pro. seeds.
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Irevities. A very quiet New Year's Eve. Today is the 154th day of the war. Winter weather for the close of the old year and the incoming of 1915. - Up at Balilia they have changed the name of German Creek to Empirevilleu. Mr. F. W.: Mathews will be pleased to receive pupils for music. Tenders are invited for digging.out. rabbits on Stonyhurst Paddock, Duntroon. Mr. W. -H. Wheatley advertises -12,000 sheep for sale at Goulburn to.morrow. Everything psesd off well on Christmas and New Year's Eve. Triumph Pictures this Tuesday night. A iattling good programme will be screened. Business was brisk in town on Christmase Eve, and business people were all satisfied *Ith their takings. g®.- Advance subscriptions to the AGE, yearly and quarterly, are now due. The recent rains have put a nice green shoot into the countryside. Tenders for painting and repairs to the Qneaubeyan Bridge and for repairs to the Sutton Publio School are invited in this issue. .The Aoz wishes its subscribers good pays...
The Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
The Holidays. ALrROUGH the Christmas and New Year festivities happened along on days of the week which permitted of longer holidays than usual, the weather conditions were sadly against their success. First along came the welcome rain which, acceptable as it was from all other points of view, spoiled the first two or three days; then came the boisterous winds pre vailing over the remainder of the holidays; so that many were frus trated in their plans for excursions ; and those who braved the elements, found no comfort or'pleasure in their outings. People are now once more settling down to the business cares of of life, and can look forward only to Eastertide: to compensate them for the disappointments of" Christmas and the New Year.
Weather Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
* Weather Notes. ON the whole, the past year has been far from the worst, from a rain point of view, amongst those' of late preceding years. The total of its records in this respect having fallen very little below the decennial mean, which is slightly over 24 inches, the aggregate for 19r4 being 23.80 points, distributed over 94 days. Of this total 8.88 points fell in the month of March, the ~txt highest record for the year being 3.75 points last month. That is the finest rainfall in the month of December since 19xo, when 3.17 points were recqrded, and 339 points in 19ox. The mean of rain in December is slightly over one inch. Going back as far as' the 8o's, we find two abnormal rainfalls-in i886 the rainfall for December was -6.21 points, and for the same month in 1887 4.o6 points. Reveiwing the year just past it is noteworthy thas there were no less than four month, wherein less than an inch of rain fellt and this at periods when adequate moisture was so much needed for growiig -c...
Preserve your Sight. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Preserve your Sight. - The eyesight is the most precious'of gifts Impaired or defective eyesight is a serious matter: To need glasses and not to get them is risking health. To get glasses, that are :not ptrfeotly adjusted and fitted, is to make a bad matter worse. By special training and years of experience, we can give you glasses that precisely fits your needs. Residents of this district slould,not lose the opportunity of consulting Sydney's leading Optiolans, ERNEST BOSCH, of. 14 Martin Place, 'Sydney,
Always Leading. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Always _Leding. BnroRoE purchasing your Christmas presents have a glance at our Xmas boxes. It will prove worth your while, as we have received a very large consignment or the most beauti ful and choicest boxes of chocolates on the market; and it is certain that no one's fancy will be left unsatisfied upon their' once seeing them. Our customers, upon inspection, will again be convinced that in our line we are always leading. The Canberra Din ing and Refreshment Rooms, Monaro Street, Queanbeyan. Potiri Bros., proprietors. 'Phone 77.*
Captain's Flat. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
: Capiptain's" Flat. A v.r's sports were held at Captain's Flat oh New Year's Day and although the day was very boisterous a fairly good crowd was present. Some very fine contests were witnessed. Results: Opening Handicap' Footrace, W. McGui gan, 1 V. McDonald, 2; P. Dohoghoe, 3. Rescue Race, W. Brown.. Flag Race, B. Gibson. 100 yds Footraco W. McGailgan, 1; V. NoDonald, 2; WV. Naylor, 3. -High Jump, E.'Gibson: Worst Turnout, E. Gibson.. Hunting Contest, E. Gibson. - Throwing at wicket, V. McDonald. Pole Vaulting EB McDonald. Throwing Cricket Ball, F. Bollard. ` AilthoughY the weather marred the sports to a large extent the social at night was a great success, about 05 couple being present. A juvenile dance was-held on the Saturday night which was also crowded. About £17 was taken-at the dour. On Saturday night MrH. Tully who is leaving for the war, was -accorded a hearty send oil at Byrne'seotel by his friends. -- .Cooma P. and A. Association has reduced the total of its prize mone...
Sick Headache. WOMEN SUBJECT TO FREQUENT THROBBING, BURSTING HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Sick Headache: WOMEN-SUBJECT TO FREQUENT THROBBING, BURSTING HEADS. "My sister first recommended Dir. 'Morse's Indian Root Pills to my no tice when subject to distressing Bill ous Headaches," writes Mrs. Annie Gill of 98 Victoria Street, Lewisham, N.S.W. "I tried many assumed reme dies for this complaint, but found no thing to, equal Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills. Latterly I have been freed from my former Bilious bouts, but, nevertheless, I consider it expe dient to, keep tb m in my house in case of need. I am a mother of two children and o'er you my permission to use tb.hi testimony for publica tion.'" There's' many a cause. Men are not often troubled by Headaches; when they are it is generally due to Biliousness or Indigestion. But ,women have headaches which seem peculiar to their sex, frequent throb bing headaches. Does it not seem that ..such headaches peculiar to women must be at once related to womanly disease? Women who:suf f:er with diseases peculiar to the sex do not reali...
Garden and Field Calendar for January. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Garden and Field Calendar for January. By A. Lansdowpe, Seeduman, GOeullurna As we expected, the weather has been unsettled with some heavy rain falls and the heat has been a re cord for December. tphroughout the State, but the frequent lihowers coun teracted the effects of sun and wind, and crops are all promising heavy yields. The soil is in good order for cropping, and all available land should be sown with something that will be useful for green feed, en silage or green manuring. Dairy men and others cannot possibly have too much in the way of food supplies in the face of a- general shortage and certain high prices. Maize or corn is splendid.for ensil age or green feed, and grows very quickly. Mangels or mangel wurzel give immense yields, and are grand for dairy-cows, pigs and all stock; they should be largely grown..Spray ing for cherry tree slug, so often neglected, is very important; the slug causes the leaves to turn rusty and fa'l- off, and destroys the vital ity of the ,tr...
ST. STEPHENS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
ST. STEPHENS. During the next three Sabbath evenings addressees on the religious life of our Allies will be given by the local Presbyterian Minister. Next Sunday there will be an address on Russia, viz., the " Religious Heart of Russia." The Russian Anthem will be sang during the. service, also our own National Anthem. The sub ject on January 17 will be " France, is she antipathetic to Religious impulse P" and on January 24th, " Belgium and her religious background."
SACRED HEART CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
SACRED HEART CHURCH. "SEacred Heart Church, Tuggranong, was likewise the scene of a great display of Cath olic faith. The recently enlarged church could barely accommodate those present at the first Alass. ThreeMasses in all were celebrated by Father Haydon who common ded the magnificent faith of those who had come from afar to be present at Mass on Xmas morning. The very word " Christ mas" recalled the bygone days when all who spoke the English tongue professed their be lief in the Sacrifice of the Mass-" Christ. mas " being a corruption of Christ's Mass.
Majura. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
SMajira. E?LL, MIr. Editor, my long silence is due to the fact that I have been away on holidays carrying bricks, slinging the sledge hammer, etc. However, I am back again and feel quite refreshed after the enjoyable time I have had, and hope to be able for a while longer to keep the news of this fast going back village up to you. A while back we had a flourishing Young People's Club hero, but it seems to have gone hung. Several'attompts have been made to get a move on with the, same result-each time failure and everything- seems to have gone dead. The acquisition of the wheat by the Go vernment is highly commendable, and is approved by the majority of the people and considered the best move yet made by the Government.' Of course its hard on some of the .small men that are lucky enough to .have some wheat and want to make as much as they can out of it, but that is not the way to look at matters. The small men must always be made suffer to get at the big fellow, who without a doubt, ...
Gininderra. RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 5 January 1915
Giniuderra. -9-t--. RED CROSS SOCIETY. Tu'nouvo some mistake the following names were omitted from the list of subscribers and workers published in your issue of De cember 22nd • Mesdames Try, Butler, E in. leysidb, Burton, Butt, and the Misses Eva Warwick, Vera Curran, Katie Moore, Katie O'Brien, Fletcher, Ethel Jones, Sumner, Florrie Butt, Ethel Sigge, Edna Siggs, M. Reid. E. Reid, Janey Moore.